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by nine4nine
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 135
Views: 16194

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Anyone Know how some of the new/newer flights are performing?

B6- Re-Timed BOS, loads increasing?

NK- LAS

AA- DFW

DL- ATL

WN- MDW, HOU, BNA

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by nine4nine
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 759
Views: 107943

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Blueknows wrote:
Lgb pocket session July 17th. This should
Be good.




Anything come out of this?

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by nine4nine
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 759
Views: 107943

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

So Q1 results are out and I'm going to try to do some usual yield analysis here. Here are some quick summaries from glancing around some of the markets I track. - DL is really eating AA's lunch at JFK. I know this is B6 thread, but it's pretty interesting to see how much DL is improving in performa...

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by nine4nine
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 166
Views: 23348

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

Give it a few more decades. By then we will only have two choices for EVERYTHING here in the US. Disney and Amazon.

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX congestion getting out of control?
Replies: 58
Views: 14660

Re: LAX congestion getting out of control?

AirKevin wrote:
nine4nine wrote:
-Center taxiway between 24L/24R

That would be 25L/25R that has the parallel taxiway between them.



You’re correct my error

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX congestion getting out of control?
Replies: 58
Views: 14660

Re: LAX congestion getting out of control?

LAX has many positive things and hardly are there ever any long departure lines on either north or south side compared to many other major airports. Pushback to takeoff is generally only a few minutes. -No crossing runways, and basically no weather. -2 traversing north south taxiways. -Center taxiwa...

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by nine4nine
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 383410

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

The MAX is a giant turd and should never have been developed. Boeing put suits, profit, and Wall Street ahead of a quality product that should have been a clean sheet design from the start. The 737 line should have been closed after the successful legacy of the classics and NG models. This is what h...

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 135
Views: 16194

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

evank516 wrote:
Delta's Atlanta service is starting in 3 weeks. What gate are they planning on using for teir 73Gs? Can they use the gate they usually use for their RJs? I'm also wondering if SLC-BUR may see A220s in the future??



All B Gates are marked 73G capable.

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by nine4nine
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 759
Views: 107943

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

jfklganyc wrote:
Lots of cuts coming

None of the above was cut

2 pretty bad cuts though



Can you divulge any of this?

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by nine4nine
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 135
Views: 16194

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

https://www.instagram.com/p/ByqKmgOnwGo ... gj9yzsb1zd

https://www.instagram.com/p/ByeAYXaj05b ... e60vqgez6u
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BUR was graced by the Cargojet “Air Drake” 762 last week. Someone got some good photos of landing and a video of her taxiing to the FBO.


https://www.instagram.com/p/ByqKmgOnwGo ... gj9yzsb1zd

https://www.instagram.com/p/ByeAYXaj05b ... e60vqgez6u

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by nine4nine
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 135
Views: 16194

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

https://www.fodors.com/worlds-best/airports
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Burbank Airport makes Fodor’s top US Airport at #1

https://www.fodors.com/worlds-best/airports

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Russian SST
Replies: 97
Views: 11090

Re: New Russian SST

Pipe dreams of Soviet Grandeur like the first SST and Space Shuttle knock off. Nothing but another failed attempt that will A-Be DOA, or B- sell 2-3 frames to Aeroflot that will fly a year or two before being inefficient, unreliable, grounded and then mothballed. Soviet engineers were very much aga...

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by nine4nine
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Russian SST
Replies: 97
Views: 11090

Re: New Russian SST

Pipe dreams of Soviet Grandeur like the first SST and Space Shuttle knock off. Nothing but another failed attempt that will A-Be DOA, or B- sell 2-3 frames to Aeroflot that will fly a year or two before being inefficient, unreliable, grounded and then mothballed.

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by nine4nine
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9
Replies: 202
Views: 34129

Re: LAX moves forward with plans for Terminal 0 and 9

I am so tired of the argument is not an adequate reliever airport for LAX. People forget of the millions of people in greater LA who live closer to ONT and have to continually go to LAX. ONT is not meant to serve western LA county period. It serves the other side of LA that those on the western sid...

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by nine4nine
Sat Jun 01, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Climate activists plan to use drones at LHR
Replies: 52
Views: 6441

Re: Climate activists plan to use drones at LHR

Don’t call them activists. Call them terrorists. And what do we do to terrorists? Neutralize them! Anyone caught intentionally trying to interfere with an arriving or departing aircraft endangering the lives of hundreds should be executed on the spot.

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by nine4nine
Fri May 31, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award
Replies: 86
Views: 6315

Re: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award

So word on the street is Alaska is going to start letting their customer facing employees, including flight attendants, lose the tie and show their tattoos. With that nail in the coffin, JD better throw them into the LCC category and move B6 up to traditional. Because nothing screams non traditiona...

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by nine4nine
Thu May 30, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award
Replies: 86
Views: 6315

Re: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award

So I think you and I can split this argument that we are both wrong in a way and both right. I disagree; your use of "pay to play" implies that companies must pay JD Power to even be considered for the award, and that being named as a winner is because other companies who "didn't pay...

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by nine4nine
Thu May 30, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award
Replies: 86
Views: 6315

Re: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award

Actually the pay starts at $100,000.00 to participate in the JD Power polling surveys. My understanding is that’s the licensing fee to use their name and to have access to their data from their surveys, not a fee just to be included in their surveys. I’m sure you’re citing this article: https://www...

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by nine4nine
Thu May 30, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award
Replies: 86
Views: 6315

Re: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award

Because I own a corporate marketing/consulting and PR company this is a kit I have regarding the JD Power system. J.D. Power and Associates operates on the principle that information is money. J.D. Power collects various aspects of information regarding consumers' likes, dislikes, habits and tastes ...

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by nine4nine
Thu May 30, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 135
Views: 16194

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

neighboring affluent communities in LA such as Sherman Oaks and Universal City are already fighting the airport with increased noise levels thanks to the new FAA takeoff procedures/flight paths, so we all here expect some lawsuits over increased ambient noise and traffic congestion. I live in Valle...

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by nine4nine
Thu May 30, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award
Replies: 86
Views: 6315

Re: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award

My understanding is the only "pay" that happens is a licensing fee that allows winners to use the JD Power name and logos in the winner's branding, coupled with fees for each physical trophy that is produced. Do you have actual information to the contrary that you'd be willing to share? I...

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by nine4nine
Wed May 29, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award
Replies: 86
Views: 6315

Re: AS wins 12th straight JD Power award

This ranking is about as honest as your inflight magazine- Best Steakhouses in America, Best Seafood in America, Best Plastic Surgeons in America. Pay to play.

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by nine4nine
Wed May 29, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA stock hits a 3-year low
Replies: 101
Views: 10303

Re: AA stock hits a 3-year low

Gotta get Doug Parker out of there. They guy is a schmuck. He has destroyed what AA built up to pre merger. They became a great airline with great service only to be turned into an ULCC in a tuxedo. As an ex multi year gold with AA, I haven’t stepped foot on AA metal for 4 years. I hope the board ca...

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by nine4nine
Wed May 29, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 41794

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

While price is a driving factor it’s not a deciding factor. The name is the recognition that people relate to. People buy Coca Cola and Pepsi because of the brand recognition not the price. If what you are saying is true then RC Cola, Vernors, Tab and Diet Rite (all lower priced than the majors) wo...

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by nine4nine
Tue May 28, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 41794

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

I dont understand the constant argument on what airline names people think of depending on where they are in the US. For what its worth If you want to argue that nobody thinks "Alaska" in the east/Caribbean or nobody thinks "jetBlue" on the west coast I would argue "those p...

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by nine4nine
Mon May 27, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 135
Views: 16194

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

How this process has taken so long to get going is astounding. The gate cap at 14 gates (current and planned) is not changing. The only thing changing is the facilities and location. I don’t understand how this has taken decades and still yet to break ground. LGB planned, developed and built the new...

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by nine4nine
Mon May 20, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 759
Views: 107943

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

phllax wrote:
Does anyone know how BUR-BOS has been doing since it was re-timed?



I have been wondering the same. TPhuang will probably answer that when he sees the post.

I wish they’d start FLL-BUR so I can avoid LAX on those runs now that FLL-LGB is gone.

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by nine4nine
Mon May 20, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS trying to get B6
Replies: 302
Views: 41794

Re: Rumor: AS trying to get B6

Detroit313 wrote:
Alaska should go to American Airlines and JetBlue to United.



Yes just what we need. More mega carriers, less competition, less flight options, higher fares, more decaying service standards. Sounds like a flyers utopia. What’s with you people and mergermania?.?.?

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SpaceshipDC10 wrote:


Charterflot

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by nine4nine
Sun May 12, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 5/12/2019:AA New Routes;AS Cuts SNA-PVR/SJD;DL Adds BOS-MIA/PUJ/SRQ,LAX-OMA;G4;HU Delays CTU-ORD;OZ Cuts ORD
Replies: 71
Views: 13304

Re: OAG Changes 5/12/2019:AA New Routes;AS Cuts SNA-PVR/SJD;DL Adds BOS-MIA/PUJ/SRQ,LAX-OMA;G4;HU Delays CTU-ORD;OZ Cuts

hiflyeras wrote:
AS is adding capacity from SNA to other markets with the ending of the PVR and SJD...not giving up the slots.


Bummer to see these Intl flights disappearing at SNA. I just flew SNA-PVR last week and it was full both directions.

I think that will just leave 1 daily Mexico flight with SNA-SJD by WN.

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by nine4nine
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Specialty Livery On N570AS
Replies: 7
Views: 1918

Re: New Specialty Livery On N570AS

AS could be so much more creative with these theme planes and Chester. Mickey Mouse ear cap on him on the Disney themed planes, a saluting Chester on the military service tribute planes, a SF Giants baseball cap on the Giants themed aircraft etc.....

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by nine4nine
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN looking at A220
Replies: 280
Views: 44394

Re: WN looking at A220

I know that the discussion is around WN and the A220 here but why isn't the E2 part of their evaluation? Because the E2 is considered an RJ and the A220 mainline. A220 has more seats, taller cabin height, larger overhead bins, wider seats, wider aisles,larger cargo hold, larger galleys,and more ope...

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by nine4nine
Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1781
Views: 356805

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

I do like the tail and enlarged globe. I like the fuselage isn’t all euro white. I like that the engines have color. I do not like the large billboard titles or the basic font. I do not like the thin blue toned wavy line. And I do not like the pale gray belly. I wish the belly was a darker gray and ...

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by nine4nine
Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!
Replies: 135
Views: 16194

Re: Burbank Airport on a roll in 2018!

Update: Current situation has changed from the last couple weeks. AA with new mainline service to and from DFW was using Terminal B and gate B4, but due to the amount of traffic coming in, with Mesa/Skywest(AA) RJ-700s and the B73-8 coming in at banks, airport ops has given them priority handling b...

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by nine4nine
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue at Orange County
Replies: 54
Views: 5339

Re: JetBlue at Orange County

Everyone talks about the steep takeoffs at SNA, I'd like to experience it some day. One of my airline pilot friends told me that it's really not that steep but rather Orange County residents have their nose so high up in the air that it just feels that way. :smile: You might be disappointed nowaday...

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by nine4nine
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines 737 MAX Future - Bright or Bleak?
Replies: 76
Views: 9368

Re: Alaska Airlines 737 MAX Future - Bright or Bleak?

I don’t even think their first MAX has rolled out of the FAL yet. You realize there are plenty of other airlines that are also in this situation. When the 787 was grounded 5 years ago, you didn’t see airlines go out and start buying A330s and A350s. Once is the aircraft is back in the air people ar...

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by nine4nine
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet
Replies: 61
Views: 11558

Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

Best special scheme jet ever!!! And a light side of the force and dark side of the force on each side. Wow. ANA’s always sucked and were very lackluster in my opinion.

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by nine4nine
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23366

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

WN has now been in LGB for 2 years and their performance on some of these routes really have not improved much. Their big west coast rival AS has not even made any effort to service LGB. if this continues for 2 more years and B6 is happy to live with a 20 flight schedule, what does WN do at that po...

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by nine4nine
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23366

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

JetBlue’s problems at LGB are all its own doing. JetBlue is hardly ignorant of the rules. Running a business will give you a much better understanding of the complexities of trying to do business. Just shows how clueless govt officials are to business. I looked at all of the personal bio’s on the c...

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by nine4nine
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23366

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

Hilarious how B6 just dumped the slots back on the councils table , like a BOSS. Those 320's are better utilized at other airports. I love it. Would be even better if they just said good bye nice to know you and split up ops between LAX,BUR, and ONT. I wish the airport would just be turned into end...

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by nine4nine
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141687

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

AS is pretty much useless west of the Rockies. Uh...what? https://static.seekingalpha.com/uploads/2018/9/11/saupload_LSXT3u4UfWGTLivbyZhSOhI2u_TJhNVA3R8ZX6d_RbvdbfODkCc8ENbbqA6Lawh_6qK6jkIkE6BAjyNLzPkHMReMqDxm_u5p50uQCLaBdwlypM9_2YQ8PPwTxnT0473-cm3vuJtG_thumb1.png I think he/she meant east, which I...

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by nine4nine
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141687

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

Stop with this Midwest stuff. B6 is going to add BOS flights to Midwest in future. B6 does not have HUBS. They have focus cities and run point to point service. They’ve said bos-cmh/cvg but not this year. Pilots have said they hear B6 made an aquarium of another airline...guess will know in a coupl...

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by nine4nine
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 141687

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

The pin is legit, but damn employees can’t keep anything to themselves lol. If it's legit why would they use the old JetBlue logo? Big oversight? throwback to the original logo to say "hey, look where we came from"? Or the Thomas Cook tie up is real as the font for them is gray as is the ...

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by nine4nine
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23366

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

My point was that the City has for decades created a unfriendly business policy when it came to the airport and it’s tenants. Besides the low yields and lackluster facilities they couldn’t get much in the way of service from anyone other than public charter carriers that lasted only about a year ea...

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by nine4nine
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23366

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

ScottB Nobody said anything about reducing service. My point was that the City has for decades created a unfriendly business policy when it came to the airport and it’s tenants. Besides the low yields and lackluster facilities they couldn’t get much in the way of service from anyone other than publi...

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by nine4nine
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 759
Views: 107943

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Does anyone know if the B6 MINT 321neo can do BUR-JFK without restrictions? AS has brought them into BUR a few times as of late. Being a high yielding station for B6 on the JFK runs, MINT would absolutely kill it at BUR.

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by nine4nine
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage
Replies: 151
Views: 23366

Re: LGB seeks to crack down on JetBlue slot usage

I don’t buy the noise issue one bit. LGB does a fraction of what other nimby related secondary LA area airports do like SNA and BUR. On top of that unlike the others I mentioned that have short runways, LGB has a 10,000 runway so there aren’t the full power takeoffs and in regards to landings LGB ha...

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